retraction

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re·trac·tion

 (rĭ-trăk′shən)
n.
1. The act of retracting or the state of being retracted.
2.
a. The act of recanting or disavowing a previously held statement or belief.
b. A formal statement of disavowal.
3. The power of drawing back or of being drawn back.

retraction

(rɪˈtrækʃən)
n
1. the act of retracting or state of being retracted
2. the withdrawal of a statement, charge, etc

re•trac•tion

(rɪˈtræk ʃən)

n.
1. the act of retracting or the state of being retracted.
2. withdrawal of a promise, statement, etc.
3. retractile power.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.retraction - a disavowal or taking back of a previous assertion
disavowal, disclaimer - denial of any connection with or knowledge of
backdown, climb-down, withdrawal - a retraction of a previously held position
2.retraction - the act of pulling or holding or drawing a part back; "the retraction of the landing gear"; "retraction of the foreskin"
movement, motility, motion, move - a change of position that does not entail a change of location; "the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise"; "movement is a sign of life"; "an impatient move of his hand"; "gastrointestinal motility"

retraction

noun
A formal statement of disavowal:
Translations
سَحْب، تَراجُع، إنْكِماش
odvolání
tilbagetrækning
behúzásvisszahúzás
inn-/samdráttur
geri çekme

retraction

[rɪˈtrækʃən] Nretractación f, retracción f

retraction

n
(= act, of offer) → Rückzug m; (of statement)Rücknahme f; (of decision)Rückgängigmachung f; (= thing retracted)Rückzieher m
(of claws, Aviat, of undercarriage) → Einziehen nt

retract

(riˈtrӕkt) verb
to pull, or be pulled, into the body etc. A cat can retract its claws; A cat's claws can retract.
reˈtraction (-ʃən) noun
reˈtractable adjective
able to be pulled up or in. An aeroplane has retractable wheels.

re·trac·tion

n. retracción, encogimiento, contracción; acto de echarse hacia atrás;
clot ______ del coágulo;
uterine ______ uterina.
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Two cases of koro syndrome or anxiety disorder with genital retraction fear.
Epidemic genital retraction syndrome: environmental and personal risk factors in southern China.